Specialist Directory

Barbara Culatta, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL


Brigham Young University (retired but affiliated)


3229 North Navajo Lane, Provo, UT 84604

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Barbara Culatta, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Barbara Culatta, professor emerita from Brigham Young University, completed doctoral work from the University of Pittsburgh and a post-doctoral fellowship from Johns Hopkins University. In addition to university teaching, she has held full time clinical positions in public school and a comprehensive rehabilitation center for children and youth. Dr. Culatta has written articles, chapters, and books on language and literacy interventions. She directed federally-funded language intervention projects. She is the director of an early literacy project, SEEL (Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy; education.byu.edu/seel), that offers free web-based early literacy resources.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Language/Learning Disabilities
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Literacy: Reading/Dyslexia
  • Literacy: Writing/Spelling

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

  • Early Education (Ages 3–5)
  • Early Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)